Day: October 18, 2010

Home Sweet Home for Women’s Volleyball

Home is where the heart is, and it is also where the Penn State women's volleyball team has yet to lose a match this season. The Nittany Lions continued their home dominance last weekend with wins against Minnesota and Iowa.

Welcome, Freshmen, to Your New Home

There is a new freshman seminar class in session this year. The College of Communications seminar introduces new students to “Happy Valley: Your New Hometown.” The seminar is designed to help incoming freshman assimilate to college life more easily.

Victoria Will Share Her Secret With Penn State

This Tuesday, Victoria’s Secret will make a stop right here at PSU as part of their 10th College Campus Tour. Considered the leading loungewear retailer by women and the leading “loungewear” retailer by men, Victoria’s Secret will be selling items specifically from the Penn State PINK Collegiate Collection. As Onward State’s resident Victoria’s Secret expert, I’ll give you all the details. Don’t look at me like that.

Statetober Fest, New Drinking Holiday, Canceled

You may have seen the newly-created Statetoberfest holiday was canceled almost as soon as it was created. The Penn State take on the German Oktoberfest was created by sophomore "Mark Andrew" (his Facebook name) when he realized there wasn’t a holiday to excuse excessive drinking and school pride (besides home football games, homecoming, Halloween, or weekends). The Facebook event quickly caught on and soon more than 5,000 were attending.

Around The Big Ten (All Praise the Badgers)

Welcome to week seven's recap of all things Big Ten football, proudly sponsored by all cheese products coming from the state of Wisconsin.

Borough Council Student Member Vote Tonight

Tonight, at 7:30 p.m., the State College Borough Council will hold a meeting to vote on introducing a non-voting student representative seat on the Council.

"This seat will allow students to see visibly that they are stakeholders in a community that is occupied by mostly students," says Christian Ragland, President of the University Park Undergraduate Association.